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Growing up in Brooklyn, I would go to school early to play in the yard. We would learn games like the Farmer in the Dell, Red light-Green Light, Blue Bird, Freeze Tag, Skelzy (or Skully), and Jump rope just to name a few from watching the 5th, 6th, 7th and 8th grade students. 221 more words

New York City

Parents Divided On Whether School 'Recess Coaches' Benefit Kids

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Some New York City schools have hired “recess coaches” to teach kids how to play.

But parents have mixed feelings about the idea, CBS2’s Meg Baker reported. 267 more words

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Do kids nowadays need to be taught how to play?

When I was a child, I learned how to play games from other children.

No adult taught me how to play tag or dodge ball or Quaker meeting [1] or hide and go seek or even baseball.  496 more words

Education

Do Minnesota schools need consultants to figure out recess? Some say 'yes'

There’s been some head-shaking going on lately since the Edina School District got some media attention for hiring a “recess consultant” to try out new recess strategies at two of its elementary schools. 602 more words

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Hundreds 'Race to Reduce Bullying' in Salt Lake City Saturday

SALT LAKE CITY — Bullying is an ongoing problem throughout schools across the country, and Saturday Playworks held their Fourth Annual Race to Reduce Bullying at Wheeler Farm in Salt Lake City. 130 more words

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Nottingham becomes one of first cities in UK to recycle coffee capsules

Coffee lovers in Nottingham will now be able to turn their used capsules into art thanks to a recycling scheme organised by a local charity, Playworks. 168 more words

SOCIALISM IN PUBLIC EDUCATION

SOCIALISM IN PUBLIC EDUCATION

ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED OCTOBER 29, 2012. SUBJECT TO REVISION BY AUTHOR ONLY, COPYRIGHT 2012.

4/15/11

Doug Wright, KSL, KSL radio

“… might not know how to play.” 353 more words